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Emma Fetterly

MS Student


Major advisor: Andrea Kramer and Jeremie Fant

Research topic: floral color polymorphism in Castilleja coccinea.

Research interests: population genomics, ecophysiology, local adaptation, responses to climate change, restoration ecology.



  • Botanical Society of America Graduate Student Research Award $1,500
  • Garden Club of America Summer Scholarship in Field Botany $3,500
  • Michigan Botanical Foundation Research Grant $1,500
  • Northwestern Plant Biology and Conservation Award for MS students $1,650


I am studying the ecological and evolutionary factors driving floral color polymorphism within Indian paintbrush (Castilleja coccinea) through an integrated approach that examines functional traits and population genetic variation within the species.